About Fake Seat Car Parts
About Counterfeit Seat Car Parts
The sales of Counterfeit Seat Parts and Seat copyright
material on internet auction sites is
Fake items include many
copies of Seat Car Parts and re-engineered or copied
products (Counterfeit Seat Car Spares, Fake Seat Accessories
Copies of Seat software such as Seat
Workshop manuals, Seat Satellite Navigation system maps
and updates, Seat Engine diagnostics and Seat re-mapping
software etc is currently available. Much of this material also uses
Seat copyright images (such as the "Seat Logo") and any
sales from an un-authorised party can obviously directly
affect the Seat supply and maintenance chain (including
Seat Dealerships), whilst possibly financing criminal or
Additionally; some copied
disks labeled as "Seat"
contains viruses, malware and - or computer hijacking software,
whilst the failure of some bootleg mechanical components
(such as brake components) can be potentially life
Many Counterfeit Seat Car Parts are
manufactured in the Far East (Particularly India, Taiwan and
China). China is the main source of many Fake Seat Car
Parts such as Fake Seat Alloy
Wheels, Fake Seat Body Kits, Fake Seat Spoilers etc.
In most cases these goods are sub-standard.
Eg; Fake Seat Car Parts may not fit correctly, the foam within Fake
Seat Spoilers and Fake Seat Body Kits can expand in hot weather
- thus causing blistering and
cracking - ruining the look of the car.
knowingly fitting Counterfeit Seat Spares to a genuine Seat car is
bordering on stupidity.
However; using Counterfeit Seat
Parts can be both a false economy and fatal. Components such as Fake
Seat Alloy Wheels
can be prone to cracking and vital components such as
Counterfeit Seat Brake Calipers, Counterfeit Seat Brake Pads
are often made from sub standard components which simply
fail under pressure.
For some time now, UK Anti Piracy has monitored and
taken action on behalf of Multiple interested parties.
We continue to develop and expand this relationship and
we can work with Seat, UK Trading Standards and online
services to significantly reduce -
hopefully eradicate the supply of Counterfeit Seat products,
Fake Seat Parts and pirated Seat software.
Counterfeit Brake Pads
Volkswagen (the parent company of Seat)
remain one the most vigilant car
manufacturers. In 2010, Working with
Northern Ireland Trading Standards; they
identified and reported Fake VW, Audi, Seat
and Skoda Brake Pads being shipped into the
UK. The Counterfeit Brake Pads were seized,
tested (found to be dangerous) and
FAKE SEAT AIRBAGS KILL !
Over the past few years, over 250000 fake airbags
have been sold in the USA. Fake airbags are life
threatening, yet fake airbags and fake airbag sensors
are now being supplied in the UK.
Seat airbags should only ever
be purchased from an
authorised Seat dealer or agent
. Under no
circumstances should Seat airbags be bought online
(except from an authorised supplier) and
under no circumstances should a used, "reconditioned" or
2nd user Seat airbag be fitted.
Fake Seat airbags kill !;
About fake airbags in the USA
note; Genuine Seat Airbags are of extremely
high quality and are exceptionally reliable.
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the thoughts or opinions of UK Anti Piracy, its clients